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  • n. The cardinal number immediately following thirty-four and preceding thirty-six.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. being five more than thirty


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  • I refer to the thirty-five years from 1946 to 1981.

    The Return

  • Reverend Barbara, as she’s called, found her calling thirty-five years ago, at the age of forty.

    Black Pain

  • We came out of the Democratic convention with a huge lead over Ford—one of the Gallup polls showed us up by thirty-five points—but by September the margin narrowed.

    The Good Fight

  • Humphrey was only thirty-five at the time, but he already had a grasp of the big national issues and an intellectual stature that made people take notice.

    The Good Fight

  • Although much remains uncertain as to which gun laws will survive after Heller, it is accurate to say that the Second Amendment is the only new right that the Court has recognized in the last thirty-five years where it has approved more than rational basis review.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • Heller showed no judicial restraint in overturning two hundred years of precedent and in striking down a law adopted by the D.C. City Council thirty-five years earlier.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • He had become a federal court of appeals judge at age thirty-five and was well liked by his colleagues on the bench.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • In April 2010, shortly before his ninetieth birthday, Stevens announced his resignation after thirty-five years on the Supreme Court.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • At the time, Clement was only thirty-five years old and was a rising star in conservative legal circles.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • Between 1910 and 1915, some thirty-five vice commissions issued reports declaring that prostitution was “an intolerable fact of life.”

    A Renegade History of the United States


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